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Oral history interview with Erika Weingarten

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.45 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0045

Erika Weingarten (née Mosler), born on October 9, 1918 in Berlin, Germany, discusses her childhood in Berlin; her assimilated family life; her education; the few instances of antisemitism she experienced; her family's decision to send her out of Germany to attend school in Switzerland and her experiences there; her journey in August 1939 to Great Britain, where she reunited with her parents; their immigration to the United States in March 1940; the work she performed; her continued education; passing as Swiss when she tried to get work; her trips to Europe in later years and the closure she experienced; and her thoughts about the German people.


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Interviewee
Erika Weingarten
Date
interview:  1999 June 30
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (Hi8) : sound, color ; 8mm.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2021-02-01 07:32:26
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